While New Zealand Honours Its War Dead, The Masters Are Preparing For More War.

Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. Dwight D. Eisenhower Some years ago I greatly upset someone who thought I was making light of Anzac day. I am […]

On Bravery, Anzac Day And Lies, Damn Lies.

I am not a New  Zealander. I am Dutch. The Dutch were not involved in WWI so I have no connection with the war through my history. In the Netherlands we remember WWII on two separate days. On May 4th we commemorate our dead and the start of the war and on May 5th we […]

They thought they were free or how Tyranny works and commemorating the dead on Anzac day

“The dictatorship, and the whole process of its coming into being, was above all diverting. It provided an excuse not to think for people who did not want to think anyway. I do not speak of your ‘little men,’ your baker and so on; I speak of my colleagues and myself, learned men, mind you. […]

For God, Queen and Country. Or how we kill, torture and contaminate for Gold, oil and drugs.

It is ANZAC day today and John Key, so we are told, has found new inspiration: A gravestone with his fathers name on it has apparently been located in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery in the north east of France yesterday and he wants to know if there are connections to his family. His real dad of course […]

Pride, prejudice or justice: you choose

Yesterday I received a phone call from a friend. He blurted out, ” Your blog sucks and I want your container gone this week, if you please. Oh, and by the way your blog is all twaddle and rubbish and get a real job.” Well that sorted my day out real quick. What the hell […]